Ick Kim, PE, LEED AP
Ick Kim joined Severud Associates as an engineer in 2000 after completing his postgraduate studies. Soon thereafter, he was promoted to senior engineer and then advanced to associate in 2006. He was elevated to senior associate in 2014. Ick has attained a deep understanding of most structural systems, including high-rise and long-span construction. In addition, Ick has worked extensively on projects involving physical security and blast loading and has become expert at design for structural integrity and the prevention of disproportionate collapse. Ick has engineered many cutting-edge projects, including redevelopment of the historic James A. Farley post office building in New York City into Moynihan Station, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, Illinois, and the Biomedical Science Research Building at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.
Ick is licensed as a professional engineer in New York and South Korea. In addition, he holds a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) professional credential from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). He earned a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from Myongji University in Yongin, South Korea and a Master of Science in civil engineering from Lehigh University.